Mississippi Highway Patrol investigating fatal accident in George County
On Saturday, March 13, 2021, at approximately 12:22 p.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a traffic crash on MS-63 in George County.
A 2003 Buick driven by Auburn Hinton, 24, of Lucedale, MS was traveling south on MS-63. A 2001 Lincoln driven by Charlie Craft, 95, of Lucedale, MS was traveling north on MS-63 and turned left onto Grain Elevator Rd.
The two vehicles collided at the intersection. Charlie Craft and passenger Elanor Craft, 91, of Lucedale, MS were both transported to a hospital where they both later died from their injuries.
Auburn Hinton and passenger both sustained moderate injuries.
The collision is currently under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.